Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $12.96 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $11.04 per hour.
Retail Store Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $16.27 per hour; Assistant Store Managers, Retail Store Assistant Managers, and Sales Advisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $12.28, $11.69, and around $9.00, respectively. On the lower end are Cashiers at $8.00 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $15.40 per hour) can be spotted in Santa Rosa, Calif.; Warner Robins, Ga. ($13.13), Philadelphia, Pa. ($12.01), and Portland, Ore. (approximately $12.00) are the next top-paying cities. New York, N.Y. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $9.04. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays GameStop Corp. the most — $17.17 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
GameStop Corp. workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $14.65 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Sales Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $12.89 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a strong majority consider it a key competency. Retail, Team Leadership, and Sales round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one in five respondents) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Over a third of workers participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of respondents get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.